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Christmas in Lisbon
Dom Gilberto goes hunting

Dom Gilberto is going hunting and his horses and falcons are all set. What ingredients are found on a medieval dining table? In this visit/game we challenge you to discover what ingredients were used in kitchens in the days of Saint Anthony.

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Festival Estes Romanos Estão Loucos

The Museum is taking to the street and invites all Lisboetas to get to know their Roman ancestors better. With multiple activities taking place at the archaeoological site, museum and the surrounding roads, this festival will give you a new perspective on the city and its past. After all, we’re all Romans and even a […]

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Lisboa Soa

People, animals, plants and sound are in permanent migration, moving from place to place, silencing and transforming soundscapes on the way. In some cases, they never again find a place of belonging. In others, they are able to adapt and naturalise. The greenhouse is an example of taking in and sheltering: it protects different migratory plant […]

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Lisboa Idade – Junta a Família

Lisboa Idade – Junta a Família is an event aimed at the families of the city of Lisbon that aims to promote family cultural activities, giving emphasis to World Children’s Day, where children can discover and try different professions at the Granja dos Pequeninos.

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What’s the world made of? Science Fair

Because the world jumps around and moves forward with the help of science, the University of Lisbon’s Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência joins the Festas de Lisboa for a Science Fair dedicated especially to children, on International Children’s Day. At the entrance to the Lisbon Botanical Garden, you can take part in […]

April in Lisbon
Party in the Park

Celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Carnation Revolution with a festive morning for all the family, with creative workshops, music and sports activities at the revamped Jardim do Campo Grande.

April in Lisbon
How to make a revolution…

Discontent, dreams, conspiracy, courage and many other ingredients will be covered on this trip to the Lisbon of 1910. We will relive (with many of the republicans of the day) the events that led to the revolution. Thematic tour for children over six years old, with interpretation in Portuguese Sign Language

April in Lisbon
24 de Julho, a liberal avenue…

Apart from the Avenida 24 de Julho, what else do you know about 24th July? And what year are we talking about? And who was leading the way as liberal forces entered the city? We’ve organised a tour that will use our collection to reveal the tumultuous years leading up to the liberal revolution.

April in Lisbon
Slaves in Lisbon

What revolutions did the slaves bring about? How did they settle in Lisbon? We’ll be providing guided tours of our permanent exhibition that focuses on the lives of slaves and their presence in the city.

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Lisbon Busking Festival

The concept is simple: street performances in the public space, captivating passersby. Largo do Intendente will welcome circus artists, jugglers, acrobats, clowns, puppets, living statues, improvised poetry, dance, theatre, music and everything else imaginable. 10 to 13 september O EspaçO Workshop Clown over 16s Information and registration lisbonbuskingfestival@gmail.com 13 september “O papel das artes de rua nos processos de regeneração […]

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Lisboa Mistura Festival

Lisboa Mistura has established itself as a meeting point of cultures, within the context of a growing city. The Ribeira das Naus, on the banks of the Tagus, is the natural location for a party which brings together music and culture, with a strong urban, social and political dimension. This year, Lisboa Mistura returns to […]

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If I Were…a Sculptor

Do you know the story of Saint Anthony? Have you ever thought about making a sculpture in his honour? This activity which will be divided into two parts: one at the Museu de Santo António (17th June), where you can get to know the saint’s story and start to design a sculpture inspired by it. […]

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Speak closed-mouthed

Parks are also home to statues and so, every day, we’ll be stopping next to one and listening to what (closed-mouthed) they have tell us, before throwing ourselves into the creation of new figures and objects.

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LU.CA, a new theatre for kids

A new municipal theatre has been born on the Calçada da Ajuda. With an eye on the future, and pushing harder to create new audiences for the arts, Lisbon now has a theatre which is exclusively dedicated to art programmes for youngsters. This space has a long history dating back to 1737 when it was […]

Christmas in Lisbon
A árvore da Saturnália

The christian christmas is supposed to have its origins in the roman period. The romans celebrated a party dedicated to the Saturn god, during winter. We know today that there was even a tree, decorated in a peculiar way. Do you want to know more? Come and join us.

April in Lisbon
Political Festival, day 3

3pm – Chapitô – Magic Suitcase Project: Capoeira Workshop* Manoel de Oliveira Room Maximum of 15 people via prior registration. The Entertainment in Action/Magic Suitcase project was created as part of the Chapitô Entertainment Team’s artistic work, alongside youths fulfilling correctional educational measures. As such it promotes social inclusion through the arts. At this workshop […]

Christmas in Lisbon
World Christmas Trees

Legend tells us that it was German Ferdinand II of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (husband of Queen Mary II) who brought the Christmas tree tradition to Portugal in the 19th century, although in some parts of the country they had already decorated pine and fir trees some centuries earlier. Join us on a journey around the […]

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Colors in Motion

Mixing primary colours creates new colours.  In the same fashion, the ideas spawned by each colour awaken new ideas.  Workshop.

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The legend Of the Emperor WU TI

In a small theatre, an ancient legend is told about the origin of Chinese shadows. Shadow theatre and puppet-making workshop.

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Let’s sardinhar

Family activity where we show the winning sardines from the 2017 international creativity contest and challenge each family to create its own sardine.

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Happy Ideas

Five days, five poems, five objects.  This summer, the Casa Fernando Pessoa Education Department returns to the Jardim da Estrela gardens to invite to a workshop for making a toy a day the old-fashioned way.

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Magnetic Stories – A Chicken

The chosen author for this new episode of Magnetic Stories is Clarice Lispector. The story “The Chicken” is combined with the sound of the electric guitar, followed by a workshop.